Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/23/16 Colligate

Colligate (verb)
colligate [kol-i-geyt]


verb (used with object), colligated, colligating.
1. to bind or fasten together.
2. Logic. to link (facts) together by a general description or by a hypothesis that applies to them all.

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Origin: 1425-75 for obsolete adj. sense “bound together”; 1535-45 for def 1; < Latin colligātus (past participle of colligāre), equivalent to col- col-1+ ligā- (stem of ligāre to bind) + -tus past participle ending

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